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International Arbitration Amendment Bill 2010


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International Arbitration Amendment Bill 2009



Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Attorney-General

Summary

Amends the International Arbitration Act 1974 to: apply most of the amendments made by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law in 2006 to the Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration to international commercial arbitration in Australia; confine the circumstances in which courts can set aside an award made under the Model Law or refuse to enforce foreign awards under the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards and the Model Law; include additional optional provisions to be made available to the parties to an arbitration agreement; include a regulation making power; and make general amendments in relation to the operation of the Act.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 25/11/09  
Second reading moved 25/11/09  
Referred to Main Committee 17/03/10  
Second reading debate 13/05/10  
Second reading agreed to 13/05/10  
Consideration in detail debate 13/05/10 Amendment details: 15 Government amendments agreed to
Reported from Main Committee 13/05/10  
Third reading agreed to 13/05/10  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 15/06/10  
Second reading moved 15/06/10  
Second reading debate 17/06/10  
Second reading agreed to 17/06/10  
Third reading agreed to 17/06/10  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 17/06/10  
Assent 06/07/10 Act no.: 97 of 2010
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet BG222]

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Schedules of amendments

  • Main Committee Schedule

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Notes